a hundred crowns, mother. i read that bit. well, that'll be nice for grandfather. a hundred crowns for as long as he needs it. that means, of course, until he's passed away. well, that's him provided for, poor old fellow. that's not all. you didn't read far enough, hedvig. after that, it's to come to you. to me? all that? you're assured a like amount for the rest of your life, he writes. - do you hear that, gina? - yes, i heard. fancy all the money i'm going to get. - daddy, aren't you glad? - glad? well, this puts quite a new perspective on things. this opens my eyes to all sorts of possibilities. it's hedvig. she's the one he's being so generous to. yes, because she is the one who's having the birthday. you shall have it all the same, daddy. you know, i'll give all the money to you and mother. yes. to mother. that's just it. hjalmar, this is a trap that's being set for you. could it be another trap, do you think? when he was here this morning, he said, "hjalmar ekdal is not the man you take him to be."